Travis Humble is director of the Quantum Computing Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he oversees the development of quantum computing technologies for solving problems in scientific discovery and energy security. Travis received his doctorate in theoretical chemistry from the University of Oregon in 2005. He then joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory as an intelligence community postdoctoral research fellow before becoming a member of the research staff. He was recently awarded the prestigious Department of Energy Early Career Award to research how quantum computing can support high-performance computing applications. Travis also holds a joint faculty appointment with the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education at the University of Tennessee.